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Sol sun + vår spring


An old Norse name, meaning “sunny springtime.”


Knit seamlessly from the bottom-up. This is a quick, joyful knit. Combine a neutral with a bright color-changing yarn for a fun-to-make and wear accessory!

There are two sizes available, the different sizes are achieved by using smaller or larger needles when indicated.
Model pictured is M/L size on a 20“ (51cm) head.

Both charted and written instructions are provided.


Finished Dimensions: Designed to fit the average adult. Stretches to fit.
S/M - 19” (48cm)
M/L - 21” (53cm)


Cast on, knit, purl, fair isle, knitting in the round, using DPNs, decreasing, bind off


This hat is designed for a DK or light worsted weight

Main Color - HiKoo® Kenzie #1010 / 50% New Zealand Merino, 25% Nylon, 10% Angora, 10% Alpaca, 5% Silk Noils / 1 hank equals 50g /160y (1.7oz / 146m)

Contrasting Color – Schoppel-Wolle Edition 3 #2296 / 100% Merino Extrafine Superwash Wool from Patagonia / 1 ball equals 50g / 164yds (1.70z / 150m)


For S/M: 16” US 7 (40cm / 4.5mm) circular needle
For M/L: 16” US 8 (40cm / 5.0mm) circular needle
For all: 16” US 7 (40cm / 4.5mm) circular & 5 DPNs


For S/M: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10cm)
For L/M: 18 sts and 22 rows = 4” (10cm)


6 stitch markers, scissors, tapestry needle


I’d love to see your hat!

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  • Solvårpattern is © Hannah Mann of Dear Ingénue 2020. All rights reserved. In purchasing this pattern, you agree to print the pattern and the items made from it only for personal non-commercial use. You may not distribute or sell electronic or paper copies of this pattern or parts of this pattern. 

    If you are dissatisfied with your pattern purchase, please reach out to me via the contact page. 

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